The National Hurricane Center has identified Tropical Depression Nine in the central Caribbean.
This is expected to be named Tropical Storm Ida later today. Then it may become a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico and hit the US coast next week.
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————–
- LOCATION…16.9N 79.2W ABOUT 115 MI…180 KM SSW OF NEGRIL JAMAICA ABOUT 210 MI…340 KM SE OF GRAND CAYMAN
- MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
- PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 13 MPH…20 KM/H
- MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB…29.68 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The government of the Cayman Islands has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Cayman Islands, including Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac.
The government of Cuba has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Cuban provinces of Matanzas, Mayabeque, Havana, Artemisa, Pinar del Rio, and the Isle of Youth.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Cayman Islands * Cuban provinces of Matanzas, Mayabeque, Havana, Artemisa, Pinar del Rio, and the Isle of Youth